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Stranger Than Paradise This movie could be considered a complete waste of time for many people The movie is in black and white This affects the surroundings in the movie New York Cleveland and Florida look dark and dreary This inhibits the characters in their emotions Throughout the movie there is a lot of silence and tension between Eva and Willie I relate the black and white theme in this movie to color theory Black and white are opposite ends of the value scale or color sphere These two are highly contrasting colors which cause strain and tension when together This could explain Eva and Willie Eva who seems to be better alone unlike Willie who has to have his friend Eddie These two characters cause tension when put together Eva feels confined when put into the prison-like situations that Willie puts her in For example being left alone in apartments and hotels by herself These two characters together cause the same contrasting effects of the two colors black and white This film begins with Eva arriving in New York to stay with her cousin Willie Willie lives by himself in an unkempt apartment Eva arrives to Willies place but Willie does not really make her feel welcome He feels like he has to be some sort of babysitter Eva is left in the apartment by herself feeling lonely and bored One day she leaves the apartment and goes to the store When she returns she shows Willie what she shoplifted Willie is impressed that Eva did this sort of crime in the unsafe neighborhood that he lives in Throughout the time she spends in New York Eva stays bored and lonely while Willie stays content with his friend Eddie I believe Eddie is Willies only friend Willie and Eddie tend to spend much of their time gambling Eddie seems to be a very nice guy who shows some interest in Eva Evas time
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